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Heart of the Matter: Where No Birds Sing

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Each year, 200 million birds are killed by Italian hunters. Anything from songbirds to majestic birds of prey is a potential target. The Italians are not just killing their own birds but vast numbers of migratory species heading for the rest of Europe. Joan Bakewell goes to Italy - the land of St Francis, the patron saint of ecology and animals - and talks to both the hunters and impassioned conservationists who say that if something isn't done soon, there won't be much birdsong left in Italy.

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Presenter: Joan Bakewell
Director: Jonathan Rugman
Series Producer: Olga Edridge

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Heart of the Matter: Where No Birds Sing

BBC One London, 1 July 1990 22.30






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